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Chilling out – soothing songs for the mellow moonlight

So you've just gotten back from a party or the bar, it's 3 a.m., you're drunk, you're cooking old hot dogs on your Foreman Grill because there's nothing else to eat and you're still feeling the buzz from the action of the night. It's time to come down and, as everyone knows, you've got to have good music to come down to.

Folk tale story time made for intimate atmosphere

Whether it was story hour at the local library, naptime at school or bedtime, almost every child relished in imaginative fairy tales. Students revisited these fond times when Joe Dudis, professional storyteller, came to the College. "Folktales from Around the World," held in Cromwell Hall main lounge, was an intimate one since the audience was a small gathering of only seven students.

Letter to the Editor: Considering the loss of the space shuttle Columbia

To the Editor, In this present moment of looming conflicts, ongoing assaults, and blundering abuses of economic and personal integrity around the world, it is clear we live in a human landscape at least as complex and crowded as in the past. This is a perennial problem: it is easy to lose sight of the future when the now shadows all considerations.

Letter to the Editor: No stapler for him

To the Editor, Picture this scenario:Brower Student Center 9:27 a.m. Ahhh, i just finished printing out my 1000 word paper on the education budget. Pure perfection. Surely this will impress even the most learned professor. And since it\'s the first grade for the class, i put extra lovin\' into this otherwise stale topic.

Letter to the Editor: College used snow day to get flaky

To the Editor, Due to the recent snowstorm, The College administration had a few of its own flakes flying. On Monday morning there was a 2 foot snow drift blocking my townhouse door. This would have been fine if the doors opened inward, but they dont.

Stop damning the man

To the Editor, With the prospect of war close at hand, I've been hearing a lot of people voicing their opinion on it. While I'm not for war and the loss of innocent life, I'm tired of the anti-war sentiment and the hippy logic behind it. I'm tired of hearing that the war is for oil and money, and that Bush is some lunatic cowboy.

Letter to the Editor: In defense of the Bod Squad

To the Editor, I am writing in response to the Talking Point articles about the Bod Squad. While I do agree with the authors that there are some men who have body image problems, I also think that we must be careful with how much we focus on them.

Michael Jackson didn’t do anything to you

To the Editor, When I read your article, I knew I would write this letter, but I wanted to wait to watch Jackson's refute on Fox just to make sure any facts I relay are accurate. I did not want to pull a Bashir, or a "you" and jump to invalid conclusions.

Letter to the Editor: Don’t talk about my body like that

To the Editor: The Bod Squad would like to express our disappointment with the misrepresentation of our intentions in the February 18th issue of the Signal. Based on the opinions in Talking Point, it appears that neither columnist attended any of our events or talked to our members.

Easy doesn’t it

Life is hard. Life's a bitch and then you die. Life gives you lemons. Life is wasted on the living. Don't take life seriously, because you can't get out of it alive. Fine, good. Life sucks. I get it. I accept it. No big deal. What really infuriates me is the fact that things (people, technology, entities, etc.

Students nominated for Blue Key

The Blue Key Honor Society, a national honor fraternity of students, faculty and administrators who have shown excellence in academics, leadership and community involvement, was founded at the College in May 1976. Jillian Custodio, senior psychology major and the president of Blue Key, said the society "does a great thing in recognizing people for their accomplishments.

Speaker reveals new World Trade Center plans

A multimedia forum held on Feb. 11 explained the specifics behind New York City's rejection of the six plans initially drafted for the World Trade Center site. According to William Ball, professor of political science who conducted the forum, two new designs have been added and are being accepted with a more encouraging reception.

WTSR waves good-bye to engineer, looks for replacement

The position of engineer at WTSR, left vacant by the retirement of Robert Maarberg, is in danger of remaining vacant under the hiring freeze enacted by the College under Gov. James McGreevey's proposed budget cuts. Maarberg, who left the position at the end of last year, is now a consultant with the communication studies department and is on campus only two days a week.

Personal trip costs lowered

After debate over the personal contributions of several conference requests, SFB approved a total of $5,512 in student trips. SFB passed three such applications with $1,404 for the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE), $2,654 for the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) and $1,454 for the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME).

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